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Thailand: Research and Documentation Internship

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Organization: Assistance Association for Political Prisoners
Country: Thailand
Closing date: 15 Dec 2018

Currently recruiting for start date: Monday 7th January 2019 Applications specifying a later start date will not be considered.

Commitment: Four to Six months.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities of an Intern at AAPP:

  • Producing AAPP’s monthly chronology report (a report documenting and analyzing political prisoner developments in Burma)
  • Researching and drafting articles for publication
  • Editing Burmese-English language translations from Burmese news sources
  • Cross-referencing sources for accuracy
  • Compiling and finalizing monthly statistics in cooperation with AAPP staff members
  • Updating and creating political prisoner profiles
  • Independent research overseen by Human Rights Officer. Research topic delegated based on intern interests which align with AAPP’s work
  • English language capacity building with local staff
  • Assisting on Grant Proposals when required
  • Various administrative tasks.

Person specification

  • Strong interest in Burma and Burmese politics
  • Tenacity for research
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English
  • Strong editing skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to work independently and under your own initiative
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Adaptability to changing priorities
  • Minimum commitment of five days a week for at least four months.

AAPP Provides:

  • 3,500 Thai Baht living stipend per month for the duration of the intern’s stay
  • A bicycle

How to apply:

Tentative Start date: - Monday 7th January 2019. If you are unable to start work on this date, please do not apply. Any applications stating a later start date will not be considered.

Please submit your CV and Cover Letter (no more than two pages) to no later than 10th December. Please be sure to include your estimated start date and length of intended stay.

**Due to the number of applications, if you have not been contacted by 11th December, please assume your application has been unsuccessful.